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Redlight Camera

The proliferation of the use of cameras at intersections has nothing to do with traffic safety, almost every study reflects that simply moving the timing of the yellow light to about 4.5 to 5 seconds would nearly eliminate T-Bone crashes and rear-end crashes.  The cameras exist to provide government with more money.  In Knoxville the scheme is a true trashing of constitutional rights for money.  Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc., is an Australian company in the business of automated law enforcement.  The form of enforcement in Knoxville is owner liability based.  If this form of liability is allowed to exist, the concept can be extended to every owner of an item, whether or not the owner participated in the crime or violation.  See Williams v. Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc., et. al.

What to do?  Everyone should assert their right and fight the money grabbing scheme in court.  Failure to pay the fine will be treated as a conviction with the City believing that they could incarcerate you, although such appears in full contradiction of the Tennessee Municipal Court Reform Act where city courts have no power of incarceration.  Since all the citations are mailed first class mail, not a recognized form of service of process, a defense will always exist.

 

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